Spanish idioms (modismos)

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In EnglishModismoAs in...
At last'At last he arrived.'
Along'They were searching along the river.'
To have on one...'I don't have any money on me.'
To come out well'He came out well in (passed) his exam.'
To be in the same boat'Don't complain. We're all in the same boat.'
Rightly so'He took it away from her, and rightly so.'
In great haste'She left the shop in great haste.'
To be in the right'He's in the right.'
To hold (control) one's tongue'Rather than argue, he held his tongue.'
From far away'They come from far away.'
To side with'He always used to side with my brother.'
All over'They were seen all over.'
To come out ahead; to win; to come out on top'He came out on top.'
Step by step'He guided us through the jungle step by step.'
To go ahead with'He goes ahead with his work.'
Fast'He is always going very fast.'
In the middle of'He fell down in the middle of the street.'
Without questionWithout question she is the prettiest.
Just now; for the present'I don't need any more just now.'
At every turn'Something new could be seen at every turn.'
To turn out to be'He turned out to be a conservative.'
In EnglishModismoAs in...
In the long run'In the long run, it will be better to go slowly.'
To be in effect'The law is in effect.'
To keep'She ended up keeping the car.'
To take aside'He took him aside.'
To toss and turn'I was tossing and turning in bad.'
To be understood'It is understood that we will get paid every two weeks.'
To drive wild; to unhinge.'It dives me wild.'
To come out badly'He did not come out well on (pass) his exam.'
In the distance'In the distance, the plane could be seen.'
To cost a lot'It cost me a lot.'
Nowhere; not... anywhere'It couldn't be found anywhere.'
To make way'They made way and he went in.'
Through'He was talking to us through a screen.'
To put into effect'They put several restrictions into effect.'
To be up to date on'He's up to date on the situation.'
To be a question (matter) of; to involve'It's a question of (It's a matter of, It involves) a misunderstanding.'
To be about'The novel is about the indians.'
To associate with each other'They don't associate with each other.'
To not mince one's words, to be blunt and direct'He is very outspoken.'
Out of the way'He got her out of the way.'
After a while'After a while he returned.'
In EnglishModismoAs in...
To turn something overHe turns is over.
To get one's own way'Each time he gets his own way.'
Half...'He left the door half closed.'
To make one's way'He made his way through the crowd.'
To go for a walk'Let's go for a walk.'
To notice'He did not notice that Adriana had left.'
To be right'She's not right.'
To have dealings with'I have no dealings with the rich.'
To have on the tip of one's tongue'I have it on the tip of my tongue.'
To agree to'They have agreed to meet in the square.'
To be in a hurry'I'm in a hurry.'
To retrace one's steps'We retraced our steps.'
To come out ahead; to win; to come out on top'I followed his advice and came out ahead.'
To take for granted; to regard as settled'He took it for granted that they would go.'
To have on; to be wearing'He has on an overcoat.'
Throughout'Throughout the years he has become famous.'
At all cost; at any risk'I'll get it at all costs.'
From now on'You'll listen to me from now on.'
To walk around'He walks around the block.'

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